Crash blocks SH1 near Sanson

Tractor and a trailer unit tip over

Last updated 07:32 20/02/2013
Sanson
Kathryn King/Fairfax NZ
SCENE: Police at the scene of the crash near Sanson
Truck
Kathryn King
SCENE: The truck involved was full of timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

Relevant offers

A tractor and a trailer unit have tipped over, blocking the south-bound lane of State Highway 1 near Sanson.

Police said the driver of the tractor is not thought to have suffered any serious injuries.

The truck involved in the crash was carrying a full load of items including timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

The south-bound lane, about 1km south of Sanson, would be blocked blocked while a crane is brought in to lift the tractor and trailer off the road.

Motorists heading through the area may experience some delays while this is being cleared.

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should Manawatu's earthquake-prone buildings be yellow-stickered?

Yes, risks are too great not to

Only if they're really dangerous

No, there's no need

Absolutely not, it would damage business

Vote Result

Related story: Council won't use earthquake-risk stickers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content